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Hiring a good-looking CEO

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Attractive chief executives (CEOs) receive higher total compensation, better returns on their first days on the job and boost stock performance when they appear on television, according to the preliminary findings of a new study.

RBS settles bonus dispute

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Royal Bank of Scotland has settled lawsuits with Gary Cottle, the former head of risk at its investment banking division, over a $1.2m bonus.

Citigroup pays $250m to settle

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Citigroup paid $250m to taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to settle a lawsuit over soured mortgage securities, the regulator of the two housing finance firms said on Thursday.



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2015: The year Twitter hit the wall

In 2015 Twitter lost one chief executive, gained another, and nearly tossed them too, before eventually settled down with him – incidentally, one of the men who had founded the company way back in 2006.